The most beautiful natural places in Russia

Top – 4 most beautiful natural places in Russia.

1. Marble canyon Ruskeala

It is located in the Republic of Karelia. In the past people extracted marble here to build palaces and churches. And now this quarry filled with crystal clean water.

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Here you can just walk down or enjoy a boat ride.

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If you travel in winter time you can see incredible ice caves.

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See more about vacation in Karelia.

2. Dombay

Dombay is a place of beautiful gorges and lakes. It is located on the border of Abkhazia and Karachay-Cherkess Republic. This place is beautiful both in summer and winter. Mountains are the part of Great Caucasus mountains. There are lakes, Narzan water sources, mountains and beautiful gorges here. In summer time people who like climbing go camping for a few days with tents. They enjoy nature, climb mountains, bath in a mountain river and pick up mushrooms. In winter time this place is usually used for skiing. 

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3. Baikal

The lake Baikal is  located in Eastern Siberia. It is the deepest lake on Earth and is the largest repository of fresh water in the world. Baikal is one of the oldest lakes in the world. It has existed for about 25 million years. There are a lot of islands here. The largest island is Olkhon.

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There are many birds, fish and animals here. Brown bears often come ashore. 

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The lake Baikal is known as the miracle of nature in all respects. There are no more so famous and beautiful lakes in the world.

4. Valley of geysers

Valley of geysers is one of the most beautiful natural places in Russia. It is situated on the Kamchatka Peninsula. In 2008 the Geyser Valley was included in the list of seven wonders of Russia. Tourists from around the world go to the Kamchatka Peninsula to see this valley. This is a fantastic spectacle. A column of hot water, sometimes reachingheights up to 80 meters escapes from the earth with a roar and seeks up. Shrouded in thick clouds of steamfountain gushes some time, then disappears, leaving behind a fading vapor and it is a time of rest. 

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Nowadays you can visit  the valley of geysers only by helicopter. These trips are organised by  local travelcompanies under contract with the nature reserve.

see more about Kamchatka Peninsula.

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